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Daily House Calendar

Thursday, April 6, 2023
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SENATE BILLS
SECOND READING

SB 30               Huffman / et al.

SP: Bonnen

Relating to supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.


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HOUSE BILLS
SECOND READING

HB 1                Bonnen

General Appropriations Bill.

 

 


RULE FOR FLOOR CONSIDERATION

S.B. 30

 

SECTION 1.  This rule for floor consideration of S.B. 30 is proposed by the Committee on Calendars, pursuant to House Rule 3, Section 4(2).† The rule will be effective if it is approved by the house, in accordance with House Rule 6, Section 16(f).

SECTION 2.  All original amendments that will be offered during second reading consideration of the bill must be filed with the chief clerk by 9 a.m. on Monday, April 3.

SECTION 3.  (a) During second and third reading consideration of the bill, any amendment that adds or increases an item of appropriation in the bill made from general revenue or a general revenue-dedicated account is not in order unless the amendment contains an equal or greater reduction in one or more items of appropriation in the bill from general revenue or from a general revenue-dedicated account, regardless of whether the general revenue-dedicated account is subject to certification.

(b)  During second and third reading consideration of the bill, any amendment that adds or increases an item of appropriation in the bill made from the economic stabilization fund is not in order unless the amendment contains an equal or greater reduction in one or more items of appropriation in the bill from the economic stabilization fund.

(c)  The provisions of this section do not apply to an amendment that makes an adjustment in an item of appropriation solely to correct a technical clerical error.


RULE FOR FLOOR CONSIDERATION

H.B. 1

 

SECTION 1.  AUTHORITY AND EFFECT.  This rule for floor consideration of H.B. 1 is proposed by the Committee on Calendars, pursuant to Rule 3, Section 4(2).† The rule will be effective if it is approved by the house in accordance with Rule 6, Section 16(f).

SECTION 2.  PUT-AND-TAKE REQUIREMENT.  (a)  During second and third reading consideration of the bill, any amendment that adds or increases an item of appropriation in the bill made from general revenue or a general revenue-dedicated account is not in order unless the amendment contains an equal or greater reduction in one or more items of appropriation in the bill from general revenue or from a general revenue-dedicated account, regardless of whether the general revenue-dedicated account is subject to certification.

(b)  The provisions of this section do not apply to an amendment that makes an adjustment in an item of appropriation solely to correct a technical clerical error.

SECTION 3.  OPENING DEBATE.  (a)  The opening debate on H.B. 1 shall not exceed 40 minutes.† One extension of time, not to exceed 20 minutes, may be granted by majority vote. A second extension of time may be granted only by unanimous consent.

(b)  The first 20 minutes of the opening debate period shall be reserved for an explanation of the bill, without interruption, by the bill's author, and, in succession, by the chair of each subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee.

(c)  The second 20 minutes of the opening debate period, and any extensions granted pursuant to this rule, shall be reserved for the bill's author and the subcommittee chairs to respond to questions from members regarding the content of the bill. The speaker may alternate between recognizing the bill's author and recognizing the appropriate subcommittee chair to respond to a question from another member.†

SECTION 4.† CONSIDERATION OF AN INDIVIDUAL AMENDMENT TO BE PLACED IN ARTICLE XI. During consideration of an amendment, the amendmentís author may move the adoption and placement in Article XI of the amendment, together with any changes adopted by the house, by including that instruction in the motion to adopt the amendment. Upon adoption of the motion, the text of the amendment, and any changes to the amendment that have been adopted by the house, will be placed in Article XI, and the journal will reflect that the text of the amendment, and any changes to the amendment adopted by the house, will be placed in Article XI.†

SECTION 5.† EN BLOC CONSIDERATION OF AMENDMENTS TO BE PLACED IN ARTICLE XI.† (a) If the primary author of a pre-filed amendment wishes to move the amendment to Article XI without debate, the primary author shall notify the parliamentarians, using a form prescribed by the parliamentarians.†

(b) At the expiration of the opening debate period under SECTION 3, and at the conclusion of consideration of amendments that are not to be placed in Article XI, the speaker may recognize the author of the bill for a motion to adopt and place in Article XI the proposed amendments for which the parliamentarians have received notice under Subsection (a). Under such motion, the question shall be put to the house to:

†††† (1) adopt all amendments in a single motion;

†††† (2) place the text of the amendments in Article XI;

†††† (3) require the journal to reflect that the text of each amendment will be placed in Article XI;

†††† (4) direct the journal clerk to distribute to the members† the list of each amendment included in the motion as soon as possible; and

†††† (5) permit members to record a vote in the journal on individual amendments included in a motion under this section by filing a statement with the journal clerk no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 12th, with the understanding that the recording of a vote on an amendment adopted under this section does not affect the adoption of the amendment or the inclusion of the text of the amendment in Article XI.

SECTION 6.† ENGROSSED RIDERS.† The chief clerk is authorized to send H.B. 1 to the senate in the form of engrossed riders in lieu of a full engrossment.